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  • International recruitment: Guidance for managers recruiting imaging and radiotherapy professionals from overseas

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED – View the latest version Date published: 20 September, 2019 Topics: Managers ISBN: 978-1-909802-45-2
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    Summary

    This is a guidance document aimed at managers seeking support for recruitment from overseas. There are many hyperlinks to relevant guidance and legislation.  The document has been developed by those experienced in recruiting from abroad.

  • Guidelines for professional ultrasound practice

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED – View the latest version Date published: 12 March, 2019 Topics: Advanced practitioners, Consultants, Imaging, Managers, Ultrasound ISBN: 978-1-909802-30-8
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    This document is as a result of collaboration between the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) and the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS). Originally published in December 2015 it is reviewed every year to maintain currency.

    This is ‘Revision 3’ and is dated December 2018 with minor amendments being made in March 2019.
    These Guidelines are not designed to be prescriptive but to inform good ultrasound practice. They are a further development of the former United Kingdom Association of Sonographers (UKAS) Guidelines (2008).
    They provide a valuable source of information for many ultrasound related topics with active weblinks to relevant organisations and further advice and guidance.

  • Guidelines for professional ultrasound practice

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED – View the latest version Date published: 4 December, 2018 Topics: Advanced practitioners, Consultants, Imaging, Managers, Ultrasound ISBN: 978-1-909802-30-8
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    Summary

    This document is as a result of collaboration between the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) and the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS). Originally published in December 2015 it is reviewed every year to maintain currency.

    This is ‘Revision 3’ and is dated December 2018.

    These Guidelines are not designed to be prescriptive but to inform good ultrasound practice. They are a further development of the former United Kingdom Association of Sonographers (UKAS) Guidelines.

    They provide a valuable source of information for many ultrasound related topics with active weblinks to relevant organisations and further advice and guidance.

  • Society and College of Radiographers and British Medical Ultrasound Society: Guidelines for Professional Ultrasound Practice

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED – View the latest version Date published: 6 December, 2017 Topics: Ultrasound
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    This document is as a result of collaboration between the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) and the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS). Originally published in December 2015 it will be reviewed every year to maintain currency. This is ‘Revision 2’ and is dated December 2017. These Guidelines are not designed to be prescriptive but to inform good ultrasound  practice, they  are a further development of the former United Kingdom Association of Sonographers (UKAS) Guidelines. They also provide a valuable source of information for many ultrasound related topics with active weblinks to relevant organisations and advice.

    This document has been superseded. Click for the 2018 edition.

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  • The Radiological Investigation of Physical Abuse in Children

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 6 October, 2017 Topics: Children
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    The Radiological Investigation of Physical Abuse in Children has been jointly produced by The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR), with input and endorsement from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). It revamps initial guidance from 2008 and incorporates new evidence on child imaging techniques and follow-up protocols, as well as a series of new procedural templates to help radiologists, radiographers and referring paediatricians.

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  • Society and College of Radiographers and British Medical Ultrasound Society: Guidelines for professional ultrasound practice

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED – View the latest version Date published: 5 December, 2016 Topics: Ultrasound ISBN: 978-1-909802-11-7
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    Summary

    This document is as a result of collaboration between the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) and the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS). Originally published in December 2015 it will be reviewed every year to maintain currency. This is ‘Revision 1’ and is dated December 2016. These Guidelines are not designed to be prescriptive but to inform good ultrasound  practice, they  are a further development of the former United Kingdom Association of Sonographers (UKAS) Guidelines. They also provide a valuable source of information for many ultrasound related topics with active weblinks to relevant organisations and advice. 

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  • Safety in Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED – View the latest version Date published: 23 September, 2016 Topics: MRI

    Summary

    This guidance and advice document overviews safety issues in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and provides direction to radiographic staff on where appropriate information can be found.  SCoR is grateful to members of the SCoR Magnetic Resonance Advisory Group (MRAG) and the BAMRR policy board who contributed to the writing of this document.

  • Recommended fees for forensic radiography

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 31 March, 2016
  • Guidelines for professional ultrasound practice

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED Date published: 10 December, 2015 Topics: Ultrasound

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    Summary

    This document is as a result of collaboration between the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) and the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS). It follows five previous documents published by the United Kingdom Association of Sonographers (UKAS) which merged with the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR) in January 2009. These Guidelines are not designed to be prescriptive but to inform good practice.

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  • Patient Identification: guidance and advice

    SUPERSEDED AND ARCHIVED – View the latest version Date published: 7 September, 2015 Topics: Imaging, Radiation protection
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    The Clinical Imaging Board (CIB) has issued this statement in recognition of the importance of correct patient identification when undertaking diagnostic imaging procedures. The CIB expects members of the medical imaging workforce to be competent within their individual scope of practice and to follow the policies, protocols and procedures issued by their employer with regard to the positive checking of patient identification.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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